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NIR ex IR / IÉ 2600 Class Railcar AEC/Park Royal

This is a BR Cravens unit, modified and painted in the style of the CIE AEC railcars. Models may be purchased as two car powered units with unpowered centre coaches available enabling the modeller to create up to 5 car units which ran on the railway. The Córas Iompair Éireann (CIÉ) 2600 Class were AEC engined, Park Royal bodied railcars that operated intercity and suburban services on the CIÉ system between...

NIR 104 Class Bo-Bo Metropolitan Vickers

Originally built for IÉ and designated 201 Class were manufactured by Metropolitan Vickers at Dukinfield Works, Manchester. They were delivered to IÉ during 1957 and 1958, and were intended for mixed traffic use on branch lines. Unfortunately, they suffered badly from the unreliability of their Crossley engines, which were underpowered even when they did work. A permanent solution was found by converting the...

NIR 101 (DL) Class Bo-Bo Hunslet / BREL Doncaster

The 101 Class of NIR consisted of just three mainline dieselel-electric locomotives built for use with the Enterprise passenger services between Belfast and Dublin with the intention of reducing the time for the journey to two hours. The design of the superstructure and bogies was carried out by the Hunslet Engine Company of Leeds with English Electric / AEI being responsible for the electrical traction. The...

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